Search Results: "Sheryl Crow"


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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Brimming with easy, nourishing recipes, food tips and personal anecdotes, Crow's recipe book should garner new appreciation from fans, foodies and cancer survivors."
The popular singer joins forces with her personal chef to share nutritious, seasonal dishes. Read full book review >

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RAIN-DROP AND PEEK-A-BOO by Sheryl Marie
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 20, 2010

"A personalized picture book best suited for those who really love rabbits."
Sing-song rhymes accompany charming colorful illustrations in this lively twist on a pet adoption book. Read full book review >

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LEAN IN by Sheryl Sandberg
NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2014

"An ideal graduation gift that, although aimed at women, has plenty to offer young men as well."
An expanded version of Facebook COO Sandberg's 2013 best-seller, this time with additional material aimed specifically at women just entering the workforce. Read full book review >

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LEAN IN by Sheryl Sandberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2013

"A compelling case for reforms that support family values in the continuing 'march toward true equality.'"
Facebook COO Sandberg (ranked fifth in Forbes' 2011 list of the most powerful women in the world) reveals how gender discrimination still operates against her and other less-fortunate women. Read full book review >

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SHOWTIME! by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"For those who dance to win—all others can skip the show. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Dance competition is fierce for four preteens and one little sister. Read full book review >

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NO WAY BACK by Michael Crow
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Overfamiliar characters, underimagined story."
So-so thriller about a Baltimore cop who goes from suspended scapegoat to short-term spook. Read full book review >

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2014

"Readers will feel as clever and brave as Jack as they outwit and outrun the giant in this engaging, entertaining app. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
Nosy Crow's design cleverly weaves games and adventure into this favorite folk tale. Read full book review >

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PARKER PENGUIN by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2012

"Gender issues aside, this app is definitely worth the price of admission. (iPad informational app. 2-6)"
The second installment in Nosy Crow's educational Rounds series. Read full book review >

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THE BITE by Michael Crow
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 23, 2003

"Apart from the generous Anglo-Saxoning (verbs, adjectives, nouns liberally represented), there's not much special claim on the attention."
Cops-and-robbers fare pitting a Ramboesque hero against the usual swarm of outclassed baddies. Read full book review >

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EAGLE DREAMS by Sheryl  McFarlane
ANIMALS
Released: April 19, 1995

"The evocative illustrations complement that mood in another successful joint venture by the creators of Waiting for the Whales (1993). (Picture book. 4-8)"
Robin, a farm boy who dreams of soaring above the clouds is suddenly confronted with the reality of a wounded eagle lying in his father's fields. Read full book review >

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JOURNAL ACCORDING TO JOHN by Sheryl A. Keen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 14, 2008

"A heavy-handed but compelling look at the emotional complications in a mother-son relationship."
A therapist grapples with his Oedipal complex. Read full book review >